Voted “Best of the Lake”

Posted on August 25th, 2014
The Great Lakes Shipwreck Museum is voted as “Best of the Lake” 2014 by Lake Superior Magazine Readers!

More than 1,200 voters from all over the United States and Canada cast their votes for what they considered to be the best Lake Superior views, waterfalls, family attractions, art gallery/museum, overnight stay and more.… Read More...

TV 9&10 Feature Story

Posted on August 12th, 2014
TV 9&10 Feature Story chronicles the Motor Lifeboat House Move…

The move of the historic Motor Lifeboat House back to Whitefish Point has now been told through TV 9&10, the Northern Michigan CBS television news station.… Read More...

Strategic Planning 2014

Posted on May 16th, 2014
2014: Shipwreck Society undergoes Strategic Planning

Much is happening at the Great Lakes Shipwreck Museum in 2014, including the opening of a new “Hands-On” exhibit for kids, the restoration of a 1929 U.S.… Read More...

2014 Season

Posted on May 10th, 2014
2014 at the Shipwreck Museum: Shipwreck Hunting, Historic Restorations, A New Hands-On Exhibit and a Motor Lifeboat

Much is happening at the Great Lakes Shipwreck Museum in 2014, including the opening of a new “Hands-On” exhibit for kids, the restoration of a 1929 U.S.… Read More...

Shipwreck Museum Opens for 2013 Season

Posted on May 2nd, 2013
The Great Lakes Shipwreck Museum opened for the 2012 tourist season on Tuesday, May 1. Shipwreck Museum Site Manager Terry Begnoche commented, “We had a really nice crowd today, I hope this will be the trend all summer!” The museum is located at Whitefish Point, MI, a natural turning point for ship traffic between Lake Superior and Whitefish Bay.… Read More...

U.S. Senator Visits Shipwreck Museum

Posted on August 16th, 2012
U.S. Senator Carl Levin Visits Shipwreck Museum

 

Left to right: Bruce Lynn, Executive Director, Senator Carl Levin, Sean Ley, Development Officer

On Friday, August 16, the Great Lakes Shipwreck Museum was honored to receive U.S.… Read More...

Presentation from United States Congressman

Posted on August 16th, 2012
Shipwreck Society Receives Presentation from United States Congressman Dan Benishek

 

Left to right: Bruce Lynn, Executive Director; Sean Ley, Development Officer; and Congressman Dan Benishek.

On Friday, August 16, U.S.… Read More...

New Video Exhibits Open Nov 2011

Posted on November 5th, 2011

The Shipwreck Society is pleased to report that a 2010 Major Grant from Michigan Humanities Council was successfully concluded at the end of November, 2011. This funding has supported professional restoration of selected exhibit panels in the Great Lakes Shipwreck Museum Building, and also funded the addition of new exhibits.… Read More...

U.S. Weather Bureau Building Restoration

Posted on October 8th, 2008

The Great Lakes Shipwreck Historical Society received a 2008 Clean Michigan Initiative Grant from the Michigan Department of Environmental Quality, through the City of Sault Ste. Marie, for historic restoration of the exterior of the U.S.… Read More...

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